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ALE/Junior Paralegal (MNMT019)

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ALE/Junior Paralegal (MNMT019)

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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE: Assistant Litigation Executive/ Medical Negligence Serious Injury Unit

 

ROLE

Assisting Lawyers and Senior Lawyers as directed in the running a caseload of multi-track Clinical Negligence cases (of £30,000 and above) from inception to Trial; always under supervision and in line with current company policies and legal requirements.  To accept delegated tasks on other similar cases as directed by the Senior Lawyer.

ACCOUNTABLE FOR:

 

  • Supporting the team to provide outstanding customer care
  • Proactive case management and progression
  • Supporting the delivery of the team’s financial performance KPIs
  • Effective and thorough time recording

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collating client records – i.e. the process of gathering in the necessary records, to include, but not necessarily limited, to the following:-
  • Medical records (hospital, GP, physiotherapy, psychiatric, case management etc.)
  • Employment records
  • College/School records
  • DWP records
  • HMRC (i.e. Inland Revenue) tax records
  • Business Accounts
  • Letters of Approach to Experts
  • Letters of Instruction to experts
  • Client updates
  • Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader
  • Reviewing case and drafting a thorough witness statement as required
  • Assisting the team with case progression as and when required such as assisting in drafting of LOC, obtaining quantum evidence and negotiating settlement
  • Chasing experts, as required by the team
  • Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party Solicitors and insurers as directed.

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